September 25, 2012
WINSTON-SALEM — Mr. Robert Keith Stanfield, 44, of Winston-Salem, husband of Tanja Bragg Stanfield, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012. Mr. Stanfield was born in Mecklenburg County Nov. 10, 1967, the son of Louis Garrett and Linda Blue Stanfield. Robert held a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Barton College and an A.A. degree with honors (4.0) in computer aided design from Forsyth Technical Community College. Robert was a gifted artist whose generosity and quick wit will be greatly missed. Robert is survived by his wife, Tanja Bragg Stanfield of the home; his special dog, Bella Blue; his parents, Louis Garrett and Linda Blue Stanfield of Mount Airy; three brothers, Garrett Cooper Stanfield of Ararat, Neil Albritton Stanfield of Ararat and Louis Logan Stanfield of Greensboro; his father and mother-in-law, the Rev. Mike and Jeanann Bragg of Medina, Ohio; sister and brother-in-law, Paige and Mike Donahoe of Medina, Ohio; brother and sister-in-law, Mike and Stacie Bragg of Mooresville; and several nieces and nephews, beloved aunts and uncles and very dear friends. Robert was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Robert Sr. and Lucille Newell Blue; and his paternal grandparents, Louis Garrett Sr. and Maribland Albritton Stanfield. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012, at 1 p.m. at the Central United Methodist Church in Mount Airy with the Rev. Jim Pyatt and Pastor Mike Bragg officiating. Burial will follow in the Oakdale Cemetery in Mount Airy. The Stanfield family will receive friends in the Ladies Parlor of Central United Methodist Church of Mount Airy on Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Second Harvest Food Bank, 3655 Reed St., Winston-Salem, NC 27107; Yokefellow Cooperative Ministry, 215 Jones School Road, Mount Airy, NC 27030; and Foothills Food Pantry, 233 Cooper St., Dobson, NC 27017. “All things work to the good of those who love the Lord and are called according to His purpose.” Online condolences may be made at www.moodyfuneralservices.com.